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Pro Tools Artist

For music creators, songwriters, & producers

Get everything you need to make beats, write songs, record vocals and instruments, and mix studio-quality music that’s ready to be heard across the world’s most popular streaming platforms. Pro Tools Artist makes music creation fast, fluid, and fun, providing many of the same tools the pros use to create your favorite songs and albums. Find inspiration in over 100 effects and instruments to explore. Create any style of music with easy-to-use MIDI tools and a huge sound library to get you started. And because you can do everything all in Pro Tools, you don’t need to move projects to other software to sound incredible.

Pro Tools Studio

For serious music artists, indie producers & engineers

Pro Tools Studio is the core of a complete music production system, providing the creative canvas to produce larger, more compelling music. Get the advanced features professionals need to take projects further, including double the audio track count of the previous Pro Tools software,  plus surround and immersive audio mixing capabilities. Bring ideas to life with powerful real-time MIDI tools and a massive collection of instruments, effects, and sounds. Capture performances in pristine 32-bit audio for high dynamic range recording. And mix stereo and multichannel audio projects with fully automated ease. When you need to sound your best, nothing delivers like Pro  Tools. 

Pro Tools Ultimate

For audio post facilities and music studios

Take on the biggest, most complex productions with this top-tier offering for audio post and music professionals who require the full track and I/O counts, Pro Tools | HDX workflows, guaranteed performance, and advanced features that Pro Tools has to offer. Pro Tools Ultimate is a powerful new subscription bundle that provides flexible team license deployment and management, plus a massive collection of instruments, effects, and sounds to maximize your creative possibilities. It also includes additional partner products to take on Dolby Atmos projects, mix immersive audio binaurally, and create your own automated workflows, so you can deliver exceptional work with the utmost efficiency. 

Still Have Questions?

We Answer the most anticipated questions

With the new tiering and changes coming to Pro Tools, there are bound to be questions that many current Pro Tools users will have. We’ve compiled what we would consider the most anticipated questions for users and arranged them in a neat and organized post for you. If you still have questions, please reach out to us as we’re glad to help find the best option for you. 

For music creation, get Pro Tools, the industry standard audio-production software for songwriters, musicians, producers and engineers. With Pro Tools you can:

  • Record + Produce: Capture performances and compose music at the speed of inspiration
  • Edit: Reshape sounds, fix issues, and edit with ultimate precision
  • Mix + Master: Create professional-quality mixes faster, with finesse

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Products for Music Creation

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Content for Music Creators

When it’s time to take on demanding professional music and audio post productions, turn to Pro Tools | Ultimate. Create bigger mixes with up to 768 voices/audio tracks—without requiring HDX hardware. Add up to three Voice Packs (128 extra voices per pack) to maximize the total number of available voices in Pro Tools | Ultimate software or Pro Tools | HD Native.

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Products for Post Production

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Content for Post Production

Need To Upgrade Your Pro Tools?

Let Us Help.

If it’s time to upgrade your Pro Tools software, let us help you find the right license for you!

We’ve devised a series of questions to help so you can upgrade with confidence.

Supercharge Your Pro Tools Rig

Take your Pro Tools rig to the next level with one of Avid’s interfaces, control surfaces or modular control surfaces. Whether you’re a hobbyist musician tracking your own songs, a local studio helping artist’s dreams come true or an audio post professional working with hundreds of tracks – Avid has built the perfect hardware to compliment your Pro Tools session no matter what your workflow is. 

We’ve made it easy to compare these options side by side so you can pick the best device for your needs.

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Interfaces

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Control Surfaces

Avid Pro Tools | Dock

Mix in lightning speed with the Avid Pro Tools | Dock. Integrated with the free Avid Control app running on your iOS or Android tablet, you get the quick touchscreen access and tactile precision control you need to record, edit, mix, and monitor projects faster.

  • Channel Strips / Faders
    • 1 “attention” channel with a single touch-sensitive, motorized fader
  • Knobs
    • 1
  • Additional Controls
    • 32 Hardware buttons for various mode selection functions
    • 2 programmable touch strips
    • 16 programmable soft keys
  • Software Interface
    • Supports free Avid Control app for iOS and Android (tablet not included) providing touchscreen control, project navigation, macro triggers and more
  • Displays
    • None; tablet not included
  • Encoders
    • 8 push-top touch-sensitive channel control encoders
    • 1 monitoring control encoder
  • Metering
    • 1 10-segment meter with pre- and post-fade metering options
  • Navigation
    • Jog wheel with full transport control section
  • Ancillary I/O
    • 1 USB 2.0 port (for tablet charging)
    • 1 footswitch port (1/4″ TRS)
    • 1 Ethernet port
    • Kensington lock slot
  • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    • 5.4 in x 13.9 in x 14.1 in
  • Weight
    • 4.2 lbs

Avid S1 Control Surface

Together with the free Avid Control app for iPad and Android tablets, the S1 provides great ergonomic efficiency, easy touch workflows, and Avid S6-style metering and processing views, so you can navigate large sessions quickly, mix more intuitively, and turn around better sounding mixes fast.

  • Channel Strips / Faders
    • 8 motorized, touch-sensitive, 100 mm long-throw faders
  • Knobs
    • 8 push-top, touch-sensitive rotary encoders
  • Additional Controls
    • Assorted hardware buttons/keys for various functions and mode selections, including Mute, Solo, Record-enable, Bank, Nudge, and more
  • Software Interface
    • Supports free Avid Control app for iOS and Android (tablet not included) providing touchscreen control, project navigation, macro triggers and more
  • Displays
    • Eight high-resolution OLED displays, plus multiple status LEDs and multicolor track buttons; channel metering, monitoring, processing, track status, automation modes, and other views provided by Avid Control
    • Tablet not included
  • Scalability
    • Connect up to 4 S1 controllers together, plus Avid Dock to create an extended fully integrated surface
  • Intelligent Touch Workflows with Avid Control
    • High-res metering, including gain reduction
    • Up to 9.1 surround panning control
    • Full monitoring control, including speaker cuts and cues
    • EQ, dynamics, and pan function graphs
    • Soft keys for one-touch access to hundreds of software functions
  • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    • 3.8 in x 12.3 in x 14.9 in
  • Weight
    • 4.3 lbs

Avid S3 Control Surface

Experience the deep and versatile DAW control that only Avid can deliver. With its intelligent, ergonomic design and full EUCON support, S3 puts tightly integrated recording, editing, and mixing control at your fingertips, enabling you to work smarter and faster—with your choice of DAWs—to expand your mixing capabilities and job opportunities.

  • Channel Strips / Faders
    • 16 channel strips, each witha touch-sensitive, motorized fader
  • Knobs
    • 32
  • Encoders
    • 32 touch-sensitive, push-button rotary encoders (16 channel control, 16 assignable), each with a tricolor LED function indicator
  • Metering
    • 16 10-segment meters, with pre- and post-fade metering options
  • Ancillary I/O
    • 2 Gigabit Ethernet AVB ports
    • 2 USB 2.0 ports
    • 1 footswitch port (1/4″ TRS)
  • Analog Inputs
    • 2 XLR mic/line inputs
    • 2 TRS line inputs
  • Analog Outputs
    • 2 XLR line outputs
    • 2 TRS line outputs
  • Headphone Output
    • 1 (1/4″ TRS) with level control
  • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    • 2.8 in x 28 in x 14.3 in
  • Weight
    • 13.8 lbs
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Modular Control Surfaces

Avid S4 Semi-Modular Control Surface

From its deep DAW control and fully integrated Dolby Atmos workflows, to superior ergonomics and operational ease, Avid S4 gives you the same massive power, monitoring capabilities, and workflows of S6 in a more compact control surface designed for smaller spaces and budgets. Find the control surface best for your workflow, available in 4 base models:

8-fader, 3-foot base system
Includes one Channel Strip Module, one Master Touch Module, one Master Automation Module and four blank spaces for optional modules.

16-fader, 4-foot base system
Includes two Channel Strip Modules, one Master Touch Module, one Master Automation Module and five blank spaces for optional modules.

16-fader, 5-foot base system
Includes two Channel Strip Modules, one Master Touch Module, one Master Automation Module and eight blank spaces for optional modules.

24-fader, 5-foot base system
Includes three Channel Strip Modules, one Master Touch Module, one Master Automation Module and six blank spaces for optional modules. 

Avid S6 Modular Control Surface

Design the perfect mixing surface for your workflow. S6 is fully modular, enabling you to build your own system with an accompaniment of Fader, Knob, Process, and Display Modules. Add optional modules for surround and post mixing. Personalize it further with a variety of accessories, from keyboard and script trays to speaker mounts.

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S4 / S6 Modules

S6 can be completely customized with up to 46 total modules, including faders, knobs, high-res displays, and other options. See what’s available below.

Master Touch Module - The Control Surface Engine

All S6 surfaces include the Master Touch Module (MTM), which provides touchscreen access and control. It features a tilting 12.1-inch multipoint touchscreen, eight adjacent rotary encoders, and dedicated knobs and keys, providing touch and tactile control of plugins, monitoring, soft keys, and more. A single MTM supports up to 64 faders. To handle large-scale post-production mixes, you can install up to three MTMs to support a 3-operator workflow.

Master Modules - Command Central

Master modules are the central hubs of your S6 surface. The S6 Automation Module complements the Master Touch Module, providing controls for transport, automation, and more. The other two are options to accelerate surround and post workflows.

Automation Module

Navigate and automate projects with ease. The Automation Module is an optional add-on, though you’ll probably want one. It features a full transport control section, including a shuttle/jog wheel. It also offers a focus fader, automation control, color shortcut displays and switches, a numeric keypad, and more for writing automation and navigating projects.

Joystick Module

Get the control you need to mix surround sound projects. This option offers dual touch-sensitive joysticks, 3.2-inch TFT and OLED displays, two LED top-lit encoders, 16 panning mode switches with color LEDs, and other switches to position sound, control divergence, and more. Plus, it can be used to control any other knob parameter on S6 to create a wide range of effects.

Post Module

Complete post projects faster. With this sound mixing/monitoring option, you can switch between recorded tracks/stems and their inputs and punch into record. It offers two rows of 10 PEC/DIRECT paddles, each with solo and mute buttons and an OLED to view track/stem names. Spill stems onto adjacent paddles for individual control. Create Soft Keys to perform tasks instantly. Switch between monitors and dim, cut, or fold down your mix. And with VCA support on the paddles, you can control over 200 tracks with ease.

Channel Modules - The Controls You Need

Channel modules provide the control and feedback elements you need to create your mix—from faders and knobs, to processing and metering. All modules feature reliable, high-speed Ethernet connectivity for easy set-up.

Customize Your Avid S6 Console

Begin customizing your own personal Avid S6 Large Format Console by answering a few questions. Your choices will be sent to our Pros and they’ll reach out to you to discuss your plans in further detail.

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